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Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
the state deadline, governor brown signed the bill allowing young undocumented residents to qualify for california driver's license. there is a catch, though. only if they're accepted by a federal work permit program can they get the california licenses. the new law could impact an estimated 400,000 people under the age of 30. it takes effect january 1st. but those familiar with the program don't expect a rush to the department of motor vehicles. >> i think it's going to take a few months for individuals once they receive their deferred action, then they'll be going to the dmv offices and applying for their driver's licenses. >> the bill's author, an l.a. assembly member says the new law will make the highway safer for all californians. >>> starting today san francisco is strictly byob. plastic bags are banned from all retailers, not just grocery stores and pharmacies. the new rule is an expansion of a 2007 law in the city. business also be charging customers 10 cents for any other type of bag they hand out. restaurants are exempt, but only for the next year. >>> you might remember
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
wheelchair regatta at the encinal yacht club in almeda. at the helm, as always, is margo brown. >> so the buffers have a little more room to maneuver. >> reporter: if she is to make this year's event a success, margo must be organized. >> you've got all the spare pens now. >> reporter: thorough. >> where is ken? >> reporter: and decisive. >> we need her here, now. >> reporter: though it must be said the fact that there is such an event every year is thanks to another of margo's qualities. >> i'm stubborn. if i start something, i am going to continue to do it as long as it is possible. >> so far it has been physically possible for 16 straight years. this year's regatta the biggest one yet. close to 300 veterans are coming from homes and facilities all over northern california. margo has gathered more than 100 volunteers to greet the veterans. escort them down to the docks. >> how many wheelchairs can you safely accommodate? >> reporter: and one by one. >> all right, is everybody ready? >> reporter: wheelchair and all, place them gently on to some 30 different yachts. the skipper of each bo
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